UK's Nuclear Deterrent

Part of Terrorist Attack: Nice – in the House of Commons at 4:48 pm on 18th July 2016.

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Photo of Caroline Flint Caroline Flint Labour, Don Valley 4:48 pm, 18th July 2016

Under the last Labour Government, because of our stand on supporting non-proliferation, as a nuclear deterrent country we were able to influence a large reduction in the number of nuclear warheads around the world. Does my right hon. Friend really think that if we abandoned our position as one of the countries that holds nuclear weapons, we would have as much influence without them as with them?